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Black Bloc, White Riot author AK Thompson on uprisings, “violence,” and other age-old questions

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Call it the return of the repressed. Reviewing footage from the D.C. demonstrations on January 20, I couldn’t help but weep. Between the people locked down with PVC pipes in static blockades, the demonstrations that swelled to proportions so great that even journalists were forced to use adjectives like “historic,” and the magnificent meme-able resurrection [...]

#DisruptJ20: Mobilize Against the Inauguration of Donald Trump

Friday, November 11th, 2016

The AK Press collective just signed onto this. Care to join us? . ——- NO PEACEFUL TRANSITION #DisruptJ20: Call for a bold mobilization against the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as President of the United States. We call on all people of good conscience [...]

An Interview with Grace Lee Boggs

Monday, October 5th, 2015

“We need to recognize that we are at a very special time on the clock of the world when we need to make a huge leap forward in what it means to be a human being.” As you have probably heard, Grace Lee Boggs died today. She was 100 years old. We were lucky enough [...]

Some reading to understand what’s happening in Kobanê and Rojava

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

The Kurdish people are the largest nation in the world without a state. And many Kurds, especially in the autonomous region of Rojava (in Syria), aren’t interested in forming one. This fact often gets lost in the mainstream news accounts of the attacks by ISIS fundamentalists on the Kobanê (a canton in Rojava). No surprise there. [...]

Saving Detroit from Capitalism and the State

Monday, June 30th, 2014

“The story of land in Detroit is the story of people re-imaging productive, compassionate communities. The land, poisoned and abused by industrial capital for much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, holds the relics of mass production. As technologies advanced and capital became more mobile, Detroit and its people were abandoned. Yet within this devastation, [...]

The Winter We Danced: a new book on Idle No More!

Friday, April 4th, 2014

The Winter We Danced is a brand-new collection of writing on the Idle No More movement. We at AK Press Distro have been anxiously awaiting getting this new book from our friends at Arbeiter Ring Publishing, ever since we first heard about it. And we weren’t the only ones—we’ve been fielding lots of calls and [...]

“Ecology, Ethics, Anarchism.” Javier Sethness-Castro interviews Noam Chomsky

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Javier Sethness-Castro, author of Imperiled Life: Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe, conducted a lengthy and pretty fascinating interview with Noam Chomsky on the ongoing environmental crisis, its capitalist causes, and what anarchism might contribute to a solution. We’ve included an excerpt below. You can read the whole interview on truth-out.org, or watch it in glorious living [...]

Anarcho-syndicalism for South African unions today? A talk by Lucien van der Walt

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Speech to Metalworkers: Anarcho-Syndicalism for South African Unions Today? Lucien van der Walt This is an abridged transcript of Lucien van der Walt’s discussion at National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) Political School. The school was held on the theme of “The Political Role of Trade Unions in the Struggle for Socialism” in [...]

Abolish Prisons! An interview with Isaac Ontiveros.

Friday, March 7th, 2014

“We don’t see the prison-industrial complex as broken; we see it working very, very well at surveilling, policing, imprisoning, and killing exactly who it targets.” Former AK Press collective member and current communications director of Critical Resistance, Isaac Ontiveros, gave a brilliant interview to Vice magazine recently. Read it and learn why abolition is the [...]

David Solnit on the WTO in Bali and the Fourteen Year Anniversary of the “Battle of Seattle”

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

David Solnit takes a moment to reflect on the fourteen year anniversary of the collapse of the WTO meetings in Seattle, Wa as talks in Bali end in an impasse. David and his sister Rebecca are authors of The Battle of the Story of the Battle of Seattle, published by AK Press. Follow the link [...]

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